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Babysitter of abused 7-week-old Parker County baby has brain injury, neck injury, affidavit says
FORT WORTH, Texas — The pictures of 7-week-old baby Jax, with wires and tubes all over his little body, tell part of the tragic story. But a newly-released probable cause affidavit tells even more.
Texas Man Charged in Stabbing Death of 2-Year-Old Daughter
A Southeast Texas man is jailed on a capital murder charge after his 2-year-old daughter was found stabbed to death at their home. An Orange Police Department spokesman said the officers went to the home shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday after a neighbor had reported a child had been killed. Police Capt
Accused murderer released on bond after county fears high medical bill
MINERAL WELLS, Texas — Lonneil White was arrested and charged with murder and given a $750,000 bond, but now authorities have released him from jail without him having to pay a cent.
Texas landowner sues over Trump's border wall plans: "It means everything to me"
The Trump administration faces new legal challenges over the national emergency declaration to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday. A group of 16 states filed a separate suit Monday that called the emergency declaration unconstitu
Texas teen taking selfie tumbles from bridge
DALLAS, Texas (KWTX) A Texas teenager who fell 50-feet while trying to take a selfie from a towering bridge is lucky to be alive. Triston Bailey, 18, has spent the last four months recovering from injuries he suffered in a fall from the Margaret McDermott Bridge in Dallas.
Weatherford to address water's smell and taste issues
Weatherford is expected to roll out plans to fix the taste and odor issues that some experience while using or consuming the city’s water. Marketing and Communications Director Blake Rexroat announced via Facebook live on the city’s page that Weatherford would embark on a two-phase project to fix ae
State Rep. King: State should close electric commercial website
Texas state Rep. Phil King, R-Weatherford, is in favor of dismantling a government-run electricity shopping site that allows users to compare prices. State Rep. Jared Patterson, R-Frisco, proposed House Bill 1408 that would permanently shut down powertochoose.org. However, some electricity consumers
Texas woman says 10-year-old granddaughter's organs may have been harvested without permission
LUBBOCK. Texas -- A grandmother in Lubbock says she has a lot of questions after she found out doctors may have harvested her 10-year-old granddaughter's organs without permission.
Could marijuana law reform come to Texas this year?
HOUSTON — Decriminalizing pot possession, expanding medical marijuana, and regulating hemp production could all be on the horizon for Texas. Those are among the ideas in nearly 30 marijuana-related bills state lawmakers have filed in the 2019 legislative session.
Why did Texans start drinking hot Dr Pepper with lemon? Curious Texas investigates a southern tradition
When the icy 30-degree temperatures hit North Texas, residents immediately think of where to grab a warm beverage. Some opt for coffee. Others may instead go for some tea or hot chocolate.
2 Texans caught with enough fentanyl 'to kill every person in the state of Louisiana' get 5 years in prison
Two Texas men have been sentenced to more than five years each in federal prison for transporting a massive amount of fentanyl in the U.S., apparently at the behest of Mexican drug traffickers.
Cardiologists recommend healthier lifestyles to prevent heart disease
While some people sent metaphorical hearts to their loved ones on Valentine’s Day, cardiologists want people to take better care of their actual hearts, which are responsible for pumping blood through the human body.
WC pictorial history book available for public to purchase
The Weatherford College Foundation has announced that “Weatherford College: The First 150 Years,” a pictorial history book written by Jon Vandagriff, is now on sale to the public in celebration of the college’s sesquicentennial.
North Texas Murder Suspect Released From Jail To Have Surgery
PALO PINTO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 29-year-old murder suspect, who at six-feet-six inches tall goes by the nickname “Too Tall,” turned out to be too expensive to keep in jail.
State employee who abruptly resigned after working on Texas' noncitizens list may be avoiding court appearance
AUSTIN -- A federal judge weighing whether to block Texas' effort to investigate the citizenship of tens of thousands of people on its voter rolls said he wants to hear from a secretary of state employee who abruptly resigned from the office.
Texas nurse injured in elevator accident now awake, mouths 'I love you' to family
FORT WORTH, Texas — The nurse injured in an elevator accident at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth is now out of intensive care and conscious, her attorney told WFAA on Wednesday.
Texas border agents stop truck carrying frozen strawberries, discover nearly $13M of meth
Customs agents in South Texas discovered nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in a shipment of strawberries over the weekend. A 42-year-old Mexican man was stopped Saturday while driving a truck into the United States at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge, according to U.S. Customs
Spring’s approaching and snakes are on the move in Central Texas
(KWTX) Spring is approaching in Central Texas, snakes are on the move and Texas A&M Associate Professor of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Jill Heatley says that’s bad news for people and pets.
North Texas Officer Escapes Serious Injury After Speeding Car Hits Culvert, Goes Airborne
WILMER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Wilmer Police officer came within only a few seconds of being seriously injured or killed early Wednesday morning. An out-of-control car went airborne off a freeway and came within inches of slamming into the officer’s patrol car which captured the extremely close call
Migrant families still being separated at the border, report from Texas group says
Migrant families are still being separated by the Trump administration, sometimes over "uncorroborated allegations" of crimes, according to a report published Thursday by a Texas civil rights group.